Crystal Window & Door Systems has promoted Joseph Chang to the position of vice president of manufacturing.

Joseph Chang,.
Joseph Chang.

In this role, he will be responsible for all production, scheduling, purchasing, inventory, quality assurance, and logistics and shipping at the company’s main facility in Queens, N.Y.

Crystal’s New York facility manufactures 400,000 vinyl and aluminum window and door units each year. Through a staff of 18 supervisors and 250 production employees, Chang directs this operation and coordinates with Crystal’s other production facilities in Chicago, Riverside, Calif., and St. Louis to ship products to 40 states across the country.

“Joseph Chang is a tremendous asset to our senior management team,” said chief operating officer Steve Chen. “As Crystal expands its production capabilities, the coordination and integration of company operations requires vision and experience, and Joseph brings this and more to the position. In recent years, Joseph and his team have been instrumental in specifying, acquiring and bringing online major new equipment investments and he has reengineered our processes to shorten production times. Joseph meets every challenge squarely, assuring great success for the company.”

Chang has been with Crystal for 15 years. He started working in Crystal’s shipping department and moved into positions of progressively greater responsibility. Chang is a 2014 recipient of the Queens Rising Star Business Award.

Prior to joining Crystal, Chang worked with computer technology service firms in the New York area. He is completing a Bachelors degree in Business Computer Information Systems from Hofstra University. Chang is married with two children and lives in Queens, N.Y.

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